A 17-year-old Atlantan has been charged with murder in the death of young man found shot to death near a shuttered school.
Records obtained Monday confirm Jeremy Hogens is accused in the Feb. 4 death of Sammy Watson, 20.
Watson was found dead behind a fence near the former Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School on Hosea L. Williams Drive.
A police report released Monday said witnesses heard gunshots in the area of Edgewood Court Apartments on Hardee Street. Spent cartridges and casings were found near the body, which was in a field.
Hogens lives at the apartment complex, according to jail records.
He was arrested on Feb. 8 and remained held in the DeKalb County jail without bond Monday.
Further information hasn’t been released.
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